bearing (n.)
carrying of hardships, enduring of woes
KL III.vi.105[Edgar alone] the mind much sufferance doth o'erskip / When grief hath mates, and bearing fellowship
Tim III.v.47[Alcibiades to Senators] If there be / Such valour in the bearing, what make we / Abroad?
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